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Takudai 2018: Murakami teaching Kata I

Shihan Manabu Murakami is known as a very elegant, swift, and quick fighter. He is a two times SKIF Kumite World Champion. Beside that he is an excellent teacher with amazing technical and didactic skills. […]

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Wanted: Dojo of the Month!

We are an international website for the traditional Shotokan Karate Do community. Our aim is to connect Shotokan Karateka from all over the world, give Dojos and Karaktekas a stage to present themselves and to […]

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WSKF Chief Instructor: Shihan Hitoshi Kasuya

Shihan Hitoshi Kasuya of the WSKF is an insider tip among the international chief instructors of the big associations. However, he is a true fighter and displays a incredible  spirit. His signature techniques are ushiro […]

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Akita Sensei at the Takudai Seminar 2018

Among the instructors of the Takudai Seminar 2018 was with Sensei Shinji Akita another world famous graduate of the Takushoku University. In his first lecture, he focused on posture and body position. They are necessary […]

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Takudai Seminar 2018

Today was the final day of the 3rd Takudai Seminar held in Munich, Germany. It was a great success and the Dojo Edo München (@karatemuc) did an excellent job organizing and managing the event. 450 […]

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Hajime! We report from the Takudai Seminar 2018 in Munich

こんにちは (konnichiwa) from the Takudai Seminar 2018 in Munich! We have successfully launched our page. From now on, we will provide you with the latest information and media about the international Shotokan World. To begin […]

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Classic: Shihan Nakayama´s Self-Defense

In modern day Shotokan training, self-defense aspects are of minor importance. For Shihan Nakayama, however, Goshinjiyu (護身術, engl. self-defense) seemed to be a vital element of Shotokan – also against weapons. For a closer look, […]

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Andre Bertel in Halle, Germany

Andre Bertel had been one of the last students of the late Shihan Tesuhiko Asai. Like no other, Sensei Bertel has incorporated the dynamic, fast, flexible, and unique style of Shihan Asai. This year, he […]

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